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"White House Announces Road Map for Coastal Restoration in La., Miss."

"A White House working group of Cabinet-level officials on Thursday outlined a road map for speeding the design and construction of coastal restoration projects in Louisiana and Mississippi, and pledged to give coastal restoration the same priority as navigation and flood protection in future federal decision-making."

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune, 03/05/2010
March 19, 2010 to March 28, 2010

Gainesville Environmental Film and Arts Festival

This first-annual, not-for-profit event aims to bring thousands of movie, arts and nature lovers to Gainesville, FL to see outstanding environmental films and art, learn about environmental and social justice issues, explore the area's natural treasures, connect with those working to protect them and create a more sustainable community.

Anger as Health Officials Give up Hunt for Acreage Cancer Cause

"Outrage erupted among residents and politicians Wednesday after state health officials announced they don't plan to search for an environmental cause of [Palm Beach County community] The Acreage’s cancer cluster -- and instead will mount a campaign to raise 'awareness' about childhood brain cancer."

Source: Palm Beach Post, 02/04/2010

"Nutrient Levels High in Bodies of Water At U. of Florida"

Lake Alice "is one of many water bodies on campus that would be considered impaired under new limits on nutrients proposed earlier this month by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorous can cause algal blooms that can be deadly for fish and hazardous to humans."

Source: Gainesville Sun, 02/01/2010

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